| Aug 5, 2011
| 11:13 AM
The power is finally back on for almost everybody in Sedgwick County. It took crews as far away as Illinois to restore all of the damage. The storm knocked out power to thousands and many have been sweating it out until now.
"I about drank all of the...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 4:30 PM
A Sedgwick County Court has sentenced Sharon D. Echols, Wichita, to prison after she pled guilty to conspiracy to commit Medicaid fraud, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced today.
Echols, age 53, was sentenced by Judge Douglas Roth to eight...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 2:42 PM
Click here to see photos of the brown widow spider
Most people have heard of black widow spiders, but an even more venomous brown widow spider, Latrodectus geometricus has been confirmed in Kansas according to a local exterminator.
| Aug 12, 2011
| 9:39 AM
A national campaign to catch drunk drivers kicks off this weekend and the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Department has a new tool to help catch people driving under the influence.
Friday the department unveiled a trailer filled with equipment like road...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 4:53 PM
Police arrest a mother they say drove her two young daughters from Kansas City to Wichita so they could have sex with a man in a motel.
Police say, the 34-year-old woman had her daughter have sex with James Brown, a 47-year-old registered sex offender....
| Aug 14, 2011
| 5:54 AM
The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Department and the Kansas Highway Patrol conduct a DUI checkpoint in West Wichita.
The checkpoint was set up in the West-bound lanes of 21st St. North, just east of Ridge Road. It was in operation from 11:00pm Saturday to...
| Jan 6, 2009
KANSAS -- Authorities are looking for a boy who disappeared about a decade ago, but was not reported missing until a few weeks ago.
"We don't know what happened to Adam Herrman past '99, when he was last seen," Butler County Sheriff Craig Murphy said...
| Jun 2, 2009
The 51-year-old man held on suspicion of killing prominent abortion provider Dr. George Tiller belonged to anti-government militia groups, had been convicted of carrying explosives in his car and was outraged by the doctor's speedy acquittal on abortion-...
| Dec 18, 2009
Sedgwick County District Attorney Nola Foulston says it started when Taylor Swift tickets went on sale.
"It got me fired up," says Foulston who has started investigating ways to stop ticket scalping.
Foulston's office received many complaints from...
| Nov 6, 2008
Identity theft remains the fastest growing crime in the country, according to the Federal Trade Commission. In Sedgwick County, consumer fraud experts say 63 people have reported their identities stolen this year. That's an increase of nearly 30% from a...